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The risks of doing business online have never been greater for businesses and their customers. Online purchase scams and frequent data leaks put consumers’ financial security and privacy at risk. To convert website visitors into paying customers, you need to show customers your website is secure from hackers.

Once you’re retired and your children are grown, they are likely “off the books,” as far as your financial responsibility for them is concerned. Yet, you’re probably still prepared to do anything to help them — but are they ready to take care of you if the need arises?

An Overton man has spent years striving to pay his respects and give honor to his brother whose mission in life was to make it “big time” through football. Kenneth Sanders was practically born with a football in his hands, according to his brother John.

Constitution Week, Sept. 17-23, is a week set aside every year to remember and celebrate the Constitution of the United States of America. On Sept. 17, 1787, 39 of our founders signed the sacred document that they had meticulously constructed for four long months.

It’s been called the “Great Resignation” — the large number of Americans voluntarily leaving their jobs. If you plan to be part of it (ideally with another source of employment lined up), you’ll need to make the financial moves necessary to keep making progress toward your long-term goals.

National Cholesterol Education Month is observed during the month of September to increase awareness of our cholesterol levels and to educate on ways to achieve healthy cholesterol levels. Education is important, as high blood cholesterol is asymptomatic and is one of the major risk factors …

Jinna Katelyn Olvera, a graduate of Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch, was awarded a P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education Grant from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by Chapter CU Mineola. She is enrolled in Tyler Junior College and began her education in August 2021 to become a licensed barber.

ARIES (March 21-April 19) This is a lovely day! The celestial gods will bless you in financial matters, as well as affectionate romance. Keep your pockets open, because gifts, goodies and favors from others can come your way. Enjoy fun times with your main squeeze. Tonight: Passion!

“If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he cannot be My disciple. And whoever does not bear his cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.” Luke 14:26-27

The nation reeled in disbelief as news filtered across the television screens and broadcast stations 20 years ago. I recall viewing the first live footage and seeing the shocked horror etched across the faces of a room full of co-workers as we watched the Twin Towers at the World Trade Cente…

Recent natural disasters and current events — Tropical Storm Henri in the northeastern United States, floods in Tennessee, wildfires in the west, in addition to the plight of Afghan refugees — have resulted in numerous online fundraising campaigns. Crowdfunding sites such as GoFundMe and Ind…

Boost the flavor and health value of your meals without adding more salt. A trip through the spice aisle at the grocery store and close look at the labels reveals the secret to salt substitutes — herbs.

On Sunday, Aug. 29, Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Kilgore, honored its long-time accompanist Carolyn Holcombe, giving thanks to God in the divine service and making a presentation to her at her home after the congregation’s quarterly meal together. Pictured (left to right) are Elder Remo Gualti…

As we leave summer and enter the fall season, beginner and expert gardeners alike are planning their fall vegetable gardens. Whether you are growing vegetables in a pot in your apartment or refreshing your backyard garden, it is important to know that a fall vegetable garden needs to be managed differently than a spring garden.

If you’re a grandparent, you don’t need Grandparents Day, observed on Sept. 12, to remind you of the joys of having grandchildren. Yet, you might want to use this day as an opportunity to think about ways to help provide for your grandchildren’s future.

Texas Shakespeare Festival, one of Kilgore’s most popular events throughout the years, was dealt a blow in 2020, like many other events in Kilgore and across the country. Not only did the COVID-19 pandemic cause the TSF summer season to be cancelled, it also meant that festival founder Raymo…